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|Title:||Insulin U-500 in severe insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes mellitus.|
|Citation:||POSTGRAD MED J, 2009, 85 (1002), pp. 219-222|
|Abstract:||Some patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) are profoundly insulin resistant and require large insulin doses to achieve optimal glycaemic control. However, large volumes of subcutaneous conventional U-100 insulin can cause discomfort at the injection site, resulting in poor concordance with insulin therapy. One therapeutic option is the use of U-500 insulin, thus reducing the insulin volume by 80%. This review will address the practical issues associated with the use of U-500, clinical efficacy and safety aspects of this concentrated insulin, which has an important role in a subgroup of patients with T2DM.|
|Appears in Collections:||Published Articles, Dept. of Cardiovascular Sciences|
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